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On Monday, October 25th, members from Local 1803 visited the offices of Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks. Local 1803 raised money this year through the sale of Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts....
Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Please consider purchasing 2021 Reading Fire Department Toy Drive apparel to help us get toys for local kids in need this Christmas. We appreciate you helping us in this great cause! Link posted below...
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Hired on February 1st of 1995, Judd Weber began his firefighting career on the C-Platoon where he was assigned as a jumper after graduating the fire academy. Firefighter Weber remained a jumper on C-s...
Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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Congratulations to the 2021 recruit class on their graduation of the fire academy. The recruit class has finished 6 months of strenuous training led by Lieutenant Batz and now will be assigned to stre...
Call history
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
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1630 hrs 25 South 2nd Street Engine 3 & Car 6 Info and photos by Paramedic Matt Small
Monday, June 1st, 2009
0200 hrs / 1022 Elm Street / Box 45 / "B" Platoon 2nd floor bedroom, with fire showing upper windows / companies stretched a line, and had the fire knocked quickly / FM's office is investigating Engines - 1, 13, 9, 3 Ladders - Snorkel (Tower), 3 Rescue 1, Medic 1, Car's 5...
Saturday, May 30th, 2009
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5/30/09 / 2315 hrs / 4th & Greenwich Streets / Box 56 / "D" Platoon Car 4 arrived with fire from 2 units in middle of a 12 unit row / Lines stretched from Engine 11, while companies opened up exposures on either side / Ladder crews opened roof / Fire contained quickly / FM's of...
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
1005 hrs / 671 Clinton Street / Box 724 / B Platoon Engine 9 arriving first due smoke issuing from front of building / Basement Fire / fire contained quickly with single line / dwelling required extensive ventilation / crews on scene for 1hr + / Fm's office investigating Engines -...
0400 hrs / 837 Schuykill Ave / 1 & 1 upgraded to a Box Alarm 75 1 & 1 sent for smoke investigation in the 700 block of Schuykill Ave / Car 9 located persons at 837 Schuykill reporting their garage was on fire to the rear of the property / Box upgraded / Crews stretched a 2 1/2 line ...
A platoon / 2115 Hrs / Muhlenberg Township, Montrose Avenue Exide Battery Corp / Ladder 3 requested to assist county company 10 / Multiple county units were either on scene or transfered to surrounding stations / 1 FF sustained minor injuries / Fire was reported to be in a 125' x 40 stack of sk...
Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
5/20/2009 / 1400 hours / 4th & Washington Streets / Phantom Box 1617 1 & 1 sent to investigate fire alarm / Companies encountered smoke on 10th floor while attempting to make the 12th floor / Fire located in Elevator Equipment Room /During incident a maintenance worker was confi...
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5/20/2009 / 6:45 hrs / 11th & Muhlenburg Streets Dispatch reporting multiple calls for a vehicle fully involved / Companies arrived with occupant inside / Second engine requested. FM & RPD investigating.
Thursday, May 14th, 2009
5/14/09 / 0440 hrs / 1319 Brooke Blvd , Kenhorst Borough 2nd Alarm fire for Company 69 / Cumru Twp Police Officers removed 66 year old woman / Kitchen fire to rear of dwelling / City units requested for RIT, companies cleared an hour later.
Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
1439 hrs / 166 Greenwich Street / Box 353 2 1/2 story EOR / Smoke showing from top floor / Engine 11 with quick knock / FM's office investigating. Engines - 11, 3, 1, 13 Ladders - 1, Snorkel Rescue, Medic 2, Car's 1,4,8,22, &23 Info from Firefighter Mike Glore
Thursday, April 30th, 2009
1723 hrs / 211 West Douglass Street / Grammery Court Apartments / Box #1541 1 & 1 sent for fire alarm / incident upgraded to box alarm after stove fire discovered in Apt 1-K with extension into the cabinets / fire under control 1750 hrs Engines - 11, 3, 9, 1 Ladders - 1, 3 Rescue 1, Me...
Thursday, April 16th, 2009
1333 Hrs / 824 Nicholls Street / Box #5 Ladder 3 O/S with smoke showing from 2nd floor windows / Crew located seat of fire in basement / Fire U/C at 1350 hrs / FM's office investigating Engines 9, 11, 1, 3 Ladders 3, Tower Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car's 4 & 8 Information from firefighter Tom ...
Sunday, April 12th, 2009
0700 hrs / Centre Ave @ Riverside Elementery / "D" Platoon Engine 11 on scene with vehicle on roof, utility pole sheared / 2 other chain reaction accidents / All victims transported to RHMC trauma center / Units clear at 0800 hrs.
Thursday, April 9th, 2009
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1415 hrs / 42 North 10th Street / Box #41 Fire reported on second floor / Car 1 with smoke showing after leaving city hall / fire placed under control within 15 minutes / fire marshal's office investigating Engines - 1, 13, 5, 9 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue 1, Medic 3, Car's 1, 7, 23 & 24
2130 hrs / Front & Walnut Streets 2 vehicle accident with confinement / Car 5 reporting "T-Bone" type hit on passenegr side / crews removed door flap removal (10 min) / pt transported to RHMC trauma center Engine 3, Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car 5 Information by Firefighter James &qu...
Sunday, March 29th, 2009
2239 Hrs / 844 North 4th Street / Box 82 11 on scene advising rear of 336 Windsor street / single story garage well involved / fire under control in 15 minutes / FM's office investigating Engines - 11, 3, 9, 1 Ladders - 1, 3 Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car's 4,8 & 24 Information by Firefighter Tom L...
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
3/24/09 / 1609 hrs / 411 Pansy Street / Box 152 kitchen fire / smoke showing on approach / fire in trash can with extension into cabinets / companies available within hour Engines - 14, 5, 3, 1 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue, Medic 3, Car's 4, 8, & 22 Information from Firefighter Erik Hirne...
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
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3/24/09 1355 hrs. West Shore Bypass, Inner Loop near Lancaster Ave interchange. Single vehicle MVA with reported rollover & ejection / Units on scene with one adult female and one infant / Occupants not entrapped / Both patients transported to RHMC Engine 14, Engine 3, Rescue 1, Car 8, M...
Friday, March 13th, 2009
0711 Hrs / 448 West Oley Street / Box 724 Engine 11 arrived with smoke showing 3 story MOR / Fire on second floor in closet area Engines - 11,3,9,1 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue, Medic 3, Car's 2,9,22 & 24 Submitted by Firefighter Ray Carl.
Thursday, March 5th, 2009
"C" Platoon / 3:49 am / 700 Block of Kenhorst Blvd. Single car vs. large diameter telephone pole, patient deceased at scene. Units on scene till coroner and CSI finished investigation. Victim extricated with Hurst spreaders.

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